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APPOINTMENTS (January 01, 2000)
January 1, 2000 by Auto Service World

Michel Maheux, executive vice-president of Uni-Select Inc., has announced the appointment of Brendan O’Brien to the position of vice-president, sales & marketing, and Gilles Michaud to the position of vice-president, product & marketing development, Automotive Canada. Brendan has held the

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Compact, High Performance Driving Lamp
January 1, 2000 by Auto Service World

Hella has introduced the Hella Micro Xenon Driving Lamp, the world’s most compact high intensity discharge (HID) driving lamp. The Micro Xenon combines Free-Form reflector technology, high performance, and compact size to deliver an extremely precise beam pattern with flexible

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Powerful New Air Filter
January 1, 2000 by Auto Service World

Leave it up to the Fram people to add some innovation to a product as ubiquitous as the air filter. AlliedSignal Consumer Products Group has introduced its new Fram Extra Life III air filter with Triad fibers, with dirt trapping

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Electric Tonneau Cover
January 1, 2000 by Auto Service World

No more wrestling with the tonneau when you’ve got a big load, or sacrificing gas mileage because you don’t want to. The BedLocker Electric Retractable Tonneau Cover from Pace-Edwards opens and closes by remote control at the touch of a

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Air Apparent
January 1, 2000 by Auto Service World

The AirMan Falcon may not have created the category of portable tire inflators, but this unit is compact, well built and seems to have been designed with the fact that most flats seem to happen at night, in the rain.

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Pocket Thermometer
January 1, 2000 by Auto Service World

Raytek Mini-Temp is pocket-sized and easy to use: just point, shoot and read the temperature on the large backlit display. Models include MiniTemp MT2, without laser sighting, or MiniTemp MT4 with laser sighting. Both models are powered by a 9V

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Prestone Fuel Additive Line
January 1, 2000 by Auto Service World

It’s no secret that Prestone branded products are recognized by consumers. Now, the brand has been applied to a line of fuel additives which, not surprisingly, will capitalize on the winter product strength of the Prestone brand, at least initially.

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Spray-On Winter Tire Protection
January 1, 2000 by Auto Service World

Tire care’s not just for summer anymore. Winter Tire Care from No Touch leaves a silicone polymer film which protects the rubber from cold-weather cracking and damaging road salt and can be sprayed on clean or dirty tires. It also

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Vehicle Carbon Monoxide Alarm
January 1, 2000 by Auto Service World

While most people don’t think about it, the car is a riskier place for carbon monoxide (CO) exposure than the home. Even low levels of CO can affect a driver’s reaction time and judgement and, because CO is odorless and

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Slime That Flat
January 1, 2000 by Auto Service World

Sure, you’ve seen tire repair products before, but this one really jumps off the shelf with its lime green color and the innovative bundling of compressor and flat fixer. The Lil’ Buddy contains a 300 psi compressor, one 16 oz.

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All-powerful Zeus Smart Start
January 1, 2000 by Auto Service World

It may not look glamorous, but the company claims it’s the first major advance in automobile security since electronic alarms. The Smart Start anti-theft technology uses a proprietary in-solenoid embedded circuitry technology which prevents vehicle theft through starter disconnect, passive

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Product Training CD
January 1, 2000 by Auto Service World

KYB’s product training CD-ROM says in a few minutes what often takes many catalog pages to convey and which could be conveyed on a videotape, but without the need for a videotape player and television. And it does so in